# datascience.tables.Table.percentile¶

Table.percentile(p)[source]

Return a new table with one row containing the pth percentile for each column.

Assumes that each column only contains one type of value.

Returns a new table with one row and the same column labels. The row contains the pth percentile of the original column, where the pth percentile of a column is the smallest value that at at least as large as the p% of numbers in the column.

>>> table = Table().with_columns(
...     'count',  make_array(9, 3, 3, 1),
...     'points', make_array(1, 2, 2, 10))
>>> table
count | points
9     | 1
3     | 2
3     | 2
1     | 10
>>> table.percentile(80)
count | points
9     | 10